Graduate Audit Trainee (Male) at A.A Matthew & Co International Limited

AA Matthew & Co International Limited was incorporated on the 5th of July 2011 by the Corporate Affairs Commission and is set up as an accountancy and professional services organisation with a consistent goal to be recognised as the leading and most trusted professional services firm in Nigeria. We are a part of the AA Matthew & Co Accountancy firm based in the United Kingdom.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Male Audit Trainee

Location: Ibeju-lekki, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • To become part of a growing Accountancy firm in Nigeria by building a business development model based on core accountancy, audit, tax skills and recruitment/HR acumen, aggressive marketing and client portfolio development. The essence of this role is to contribute to the ongoing accountancy function and help start up the other divisions of the practice, to secure clients and drive revenue.


  • Bookkeeping on Quickbooks and excel spreadsheets
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Use of Microsoft Excel worksheets
  • Analyse financial data
  • Regular contact with clients by telephone and in person
  • Help prepare financial information and ensure the accuracy of financial data
  • Check financial records for accuracy, ensuring activities are carried out in accordance with agreed procedures.
  • Preparation of information and reports for internal and external use
  • Assistance with substantive audit testing and other audit work as instructed by more senior colleagues. Able to work independently after receiving instruction.
  • Able to communicate the purpose of specific audit testing with clients.
  • Preparation of basic corporation tax returns and associated schedules

Experience and Skills

  • Graduate in Accountingor Business related subjects (2:1)
  • 0-2 years’ experience in an Accountancy Practice role, ideally working in a professional services firm.
  • Experience with all Microsoft Office packages particularly Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Quickbooks is an advantage.
  • An ability to maintain and develop professional internal and external relationships that meet company core values.
  • Commitment to professional accountancy qualification such as ICAN, ACCA, ICAEW
  • An ability to manage a pressurised, busy and varied workload.


  • Must be male not older than 30 years as at 2021
  • Must be single
  • Must be resident in Lagos and willing to relocate to Ibeju Lekki
  • Close proximity to Ibeju- Lekki is an added advantage.

Personal Attributes

You will need to show:

  • Drive
  • Creativity
  • Innovation
  • Initiative
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Ability to work under intense pressure
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Influencing and Negotiation Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Business Awareness and Commercial Acumen

Application Closing Date

30th January, 2021.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] and kindly indicate the role you are applying for as the subject matter of your email.